The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 54 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -34.07%
LINQ
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.14% 35.79% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 110 66
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (44.44%) Couchbase
4 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
4 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) SAP

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Couchbase
2 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP